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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, December 14-20

posted on by Egan Loo
Jin sets drama record; Nodame Cantabile specials, Shin-chan film re-air

The television drama adaptation of Motoka Murakami's Jin manga aired on December 20 at 9:00 p.m. as the #1 drama of the week. The final 79-minute episode earned a 25.3 rating — the highest rating not only of the series, but of any drama series this season.

Nodame Cantabile in Europe, the live-action television specials based on Tomoko Ninomiya's Nodame Cantabile manga, re-aired on December 18 at 10:00 p.m. and on December 19 at 9:00 p.m. and earned a 16.0 and a 15.5, respectively. Nodame Cantabile Saishū Gakushō (Nodame Cantabile: The Final Score), the first film in a two-part theatrical finale, opened in Japanese theaters on December 19.

The Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi wo Yobu Mōretsu! Otona Teikoku no Gyakushū film also re-aired on December 18 at 7:04 p.m. and earned a 10.0 rating.

Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Sazae-san Fuji TV December 20 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 17.5
Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV December 20 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 13.9
One Piece Fuji TV December 20 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 10.4
Dragon Ball Kai Fuji TV December 20 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 8.9
Detective Conan NTV December 19 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 8.7
Fresh Precure! TV Asahi December 20 (Sun) 08:30 30 min. 7.2
Stitch!: Itazura Alien no Daibōken Christmas Special TV Tokyo December 15 (Tues) 19:00 54 min. 6.4
Tamagotchi! TV Tokyo December 14 (Mon) 19:00 30 min. 5.5
Inazuma Eleven TV Tokyo December 16 (Wed) 19:26 29 min. 5.2
Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl TV Tokyo December 17 (Thurs) 19:00 30 min. 5.1

Source: Video Research (Kanto region), Oricon

This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation TV Ranking, December 21-27 (2010-01-11 23:13)
follow-up of Japan's Animation TV Ranking, December 7-13
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